Judy Wang
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Judy Wang is the anchor of the CLTV weekend morning news. She reports general assignment stories during the week for CLTV, the WGN Morning News, and WGN Midday News. Judy joined CLTV in May 1995 and WGN TV in August of 2009.

Her 1997 documentary entitled “Gina’s Journey”, about a teen girl’s battle with aids, won CLTV second place honors from the National Press Photographers Association for Best Documentary. It was CLTV’s first national award. Judy hosted five of CLTV’s “Community of Cultures” programs in honor of Asian-American Heritage Month. She is a member of the Asian American Journalists Association and the Radio Television News Directors Association.

Judy is a San Francisco native who grew up in Chicago’s Rogers Park community. She graduated from Glenbrook South High School in Glenview in 1984 and the University of Missouri School of Journalism in 1988. In 1985, she spent one summer studying at Tamkung University in Taiwan. She has been an anchor/reporter at KGAN-TV in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, WAOW-TV in Wausau, Wisconsin, WTZH-TV in Meridian, Mississippi, and KOMU-TV in Columbia, Missouri.

Judy studied ballet, tap, and jazz dance before beginning her television career. She enjoys pilates, shopping, broadway shows, and opera. Judy has served as master of ceremonies for many charity fundraisers and as the grand marshal for Chicago’s Chinese New Year parade. She serves on the advisory board of the Chinese American Service League– the Midwest’s largest social service agency serving Asian Americans.

Recent Articles
  • Girl, 5, from University Park found after Amber Alert issued; 1 person in custody

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill. – An Amber Alert for a girl who was taken during a home invasion in the South suburbs has been cancelled after the child was found in Chicago. University Park Police say the 5-year-old girl was taken from a home just after 11 p.m. Sunday night. They issued an Amber Alert for her and a man and a woman who allegedly took her. The girl was found just before 5 a.m. near 117th and Harvard Ave in […]

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    Spring snow causes treacherous road conditions, flight cancellations

    CHICAGO — Morning snow is causing delays on Chicago area streets, roads and public transit. The slick conditions are also causing a number of accidents and spin-outs. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory until noon. Allow extra time this morning for travel. For the latest weather updates, go to ChicagoWeatherCenter.com For the latest travel updates, follow @ChicagoDrives on Twitter

  • Crews battle extra alarm fire at warehouse on Southwest Side

    CHICAGO –A fire escalated to a hazardous materials situation on the Southwest Side. It started at about 9 p.m. Thursday on the 3800 block of West 38th Street. Flames ripped through a building that’s home to several businesses – including one that produces chemicals used in fire extinguishers. A portion of the building near I-55, the Stevenson Expressway, collapsed under the intense heat and flames. Firefighter’s efforts were hampered by a poor water supply. PHOTOS:  Massive warehouse blaze in Chicago […]

  • No suspects in custody in nightclub shooting that killed 2

    CHICAGO — Chicago police continue to investigate the fatal shooting of two people outside a nightclub early Monday morning on the Northwest Side. The shooting happened just after 3 a.m. at the Dolphin near Ashland and Webster. Police say the two men were killed after a fight broke out. 41-year-old Elijah Moore, a father of three was shot and died at the scene. 34-year-old Deonte Jackson was shot multiple times, just steps from the door and died at the scene. […]

  • More Jane Byrne Interchange closures take effect; expect delays

    CHICAGO –If your morning commute takes you through the Jane Byrne Interchange, you may want to allow some extra travel time this morning. More ramps and lanes are closed for construction of the Flyover Project. The bridge will be two lanes –  connecting the inbound Dan Ryan to the Eisenhower.  It will replace the current one-lane ramp used by 36,000 drivers every day. Tuesday, IDOT closed the Roosevelt ramp to Congress Parkway and the Taylor ramp to the inbound Dan […]

  • Man with knife shot by police in Posen

    POSEN, Ill. — Police in Posen shot a man who was said to be armed with a knife. Officers responded to a domestic disturbance call around 2 a.m.  Monday at a home at 144th and Sherman in the south suburb. When police arrived at the scene, they say they were confronted by a man who was armed with a large kitchen knife. Officers repeatedly told him to drop the knife. Posen police say the man came toward the officers when he was shot. The […]

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    Vigil for unarmed 19-year-old killed by officer draws about 200 people

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Police say about 200 people attended a vigil for an unarmed, black man fatally shot by a white officer in Madison on Friday evening. Part of a street was shut down Sunday night to accommodate the crowd that came to mourn 19-year-old Tony Robinson. A service also was held Sunday to honor every person killed by police across the country. The service called for an end to officer-involved shootings of black men. Demonstrators say they plan […]

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    ‘Chuy’ Garcia says he’ll remove red light cameras if elected

    CHICAGO — Mayoral challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia says he’ll shut down the city’s controversial red light cameras on his first day in office. Garcia called the automated ticketing program  a “rip-off” effort from Mayor Rahm Emanuel. It’s a new position for Garcia on the cameras. In December he said he would keep only camera’s proven to reduce accidents. The Mayor has agreed to install countdown lights at all camera intersections to warn drivers of how much time they have to […]

  • Chicago remembers White Sox great Minnie Minoso

    CHICAGO —Chicago is remembering baseball great Minnie Minoso. He was the first black major league baseball player in Chicago. Minoso was found unresponsive in his car on the 2800 block of North Ashland Avenue around 1 a.m. Sunday, according to police. An autopsy revealed he died of a tear in his pulmonary artery. He played for 17 seasons, while earning the nickname “Cuban Comet.” He was on the White Sox for 12 of those seasons. Minoso came to the U.S. […]

  • Chicagoans cope with bitter cold – again

    CHICAGO — The Wind Chill Advisory is over, but the cold temperatures remain across the Chicago area. WGN’s Judy Wang and Erik Runge talked with Chicagoans braving another bitter cold day. Watch the video in the player below to hear what they had to say For the latest weather updates go to ChicagoWeatherCenter.com


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